|Title||Lewis Carper Bridgewater College sheet music and related documents, 1978 - 1981|
|Object Name||Music, Sheet|
|Donor||The Manassas Museum|
|Scope & Content||Musical scores composed by Manassass, Virginia, Town Treasurer and musician Lewis Carper for Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, Va.) Included are Carper's drafts and handwritten scores for "Ode to Spring," which was performed at Bridgewater College in 1978 and "Anniversary Hymn," which was written for the College's Centennial in 1980. It was first performed at commencement on May 31, 1981. Three letters between Bridgewater College President Wayne F. Geisert and Carper relating to "Anniversary Hymn" and a newspaper clipping "Composer Honored," chronicling the performance of "Anniversary Hymn," are included.|
|Collection||Alexander Mack Memorial Library Special Collections|
Geisert, Wayne F.